Evening News Headlines (May 18, 2017)

— BJD Leader Pratap Deb elected to Rajya Sabha uncontested.

— Rayagada District & Sessions Court sentences dreaded Maoist Maoist Gembali Chinarao alias Santu to 10 years in jail, imposes Rs 50,000 fine.

— GST Council finalises tax rates on 80-90% goods, services.

— Modi Govt: 7.75 Cr Small Entrepreneurs received loans under MUDRA. Loans sanctioned: Rs 3.32 lakh Cr. Amount disbursed – Rs 3.21 lakh Cr.

— Enforcement Directorate takes possession of Rs 100 crore farm house of Vijay Mallya in Maharashtra’s Alibag in connection with its money laundering probe case.

— SIT to probe death of Karnataka cadre IAS officer Anurag Tiwari, to submit report in 72 hours.

— MCD: BJP councillor Preeti Aggarwal elected mayor of North Delhi Corporation unopposed.

— Pranay Varada, a 14-year-old Indian-American student, wins National Geographic Bee contest.

— International Court of Justice (ICJ) stays execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan; Asks Pakistan to grant INDIA consular access to Jadhav.

By KalingaTV News Network – http://kalingatv.com/